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Created on Friday, 22 March 2013. Posted by Paul Nisbet

Recently I met a learner in first year in secondary school with a physical disability . She doesn't have the strength to hold books and turn pages, and she gets very tired handwriting. After due assessment and consideration of various devices we all concluded that an iPad was most suitable device...

Created on Monday, 25 February 2013. Posted by 

Smiling mind (iPhone)  -  free App designed to support mental health and well-being. Or use web based version Designed by psychologists for relaxation and 'mindfulness'. Aim is to "help you feel more clear, calm and content". You get a trial session then need to log in with an email ad...

Created on Tuesday, 29 January 2013. Posted by Robert Stewart

An opportunity for senior educational leaders to consider the requirements of preparing and developing teachers for the challenges and opportunities presented by the post PC classroom. The increasing presence of mobile technologies such as the iPad in our schools requires a new strategy in teache...

Created on Monday, 28 January 2013. Posted by 

Another list of 'best Apps - this time from a US parents website, targeting Apps for language and literacy....

Created on Tuesday, 27 November 2012. Posted by Craig Mill

Despite the popularity of the iPad it is surprising there are only 23 background wallpapers to choose from. These consist of a range of mellow or atmospheric images and scenes including dewy grass, a cobbled street, tree rings, a carved totem pole, flowers, crashing waves, denim and other pattern...

Created on Tuesday, 13 November 2012. Posted by Paul Nisbet

Earlier this year eight schools in Scotland participated in a study which asked How does the use of tablet devices (e.g. the iPad) impact on teaching and learning? Given the huge interest in iPads, this is a good question to ask, and even  better to answer! Researchers at the Universit...

Created on Thursday, 08 November 2012. Posted by 

Well,  just one day after yesterday's very successful Using iPads in AAC Study Day, I've just discovered that yet another new AAC App. It's called SimpleAAC, produced by Tony Jones / Unliimiter, and marketed through Ability World. Have to say, CALL is not endorsing this App as such, &n...

Created on Thursday, 08 November 2012. Posted by Robert Stewart

There are still places available for parents interested in attending CALL’s Parent Information Day on Saturday 24th November 2012. We will focus specifically on the use of iPads and apps for children and young people with additional support needs or disabilities.  The day will run 10...

Created on Monday, 15 October 2012. Posted by 

Have you updated your iPad to iOS 6 yet?  It only takes about 5 minutes and so far we haven't heard of any problems (apart from the widely reported Apple Maps fiasco) One of the features that we have all - in the ASN field - been waiting for enthusiastically, is the new 'Guided Access' feat...